SMI Forum 2018

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Themed “Maritime Industry Transformation through Research and Innovation”, the eighth edition of the SMI Forum addresses the current landscape and future trends of research and innovation for Maritime Singapore’s long-term competitiveness. The SMI Forum 2018 will gather leaders from the industry, academia, and public sector to discuss the essential elements of building a strong maritime innovation ecosystem towards supporting the Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map to enhance the competitiveness of the maritime industry in Singapore.

The key highlights of the SMI Forum 2018 include presentations from prominent figures of the maritime community in Singapore, and a panel discussion on the key areas of research and innovation to support Singapore’s Maritime Industry Transformation. The SMI Forum is also part of Maritime Singapore’s efforts to profile the critical role of R&D excellence and acknowledge the invaluable contributions by the maritime research community in Singapore.


Keynote Address: Maritime Digital Transformation
Mr Marco Ryan
Chief Digital Officer & Executive Vice President
Wärtsilä Corporation

Mr Oskar Levander
Senior Vice President Concepts & Innovation
Rolls-Royce Marine

Associate Professor Lee Loo Hay
Co-Director, Centre of Excellence in Modelling & Simulation for Next Generation Ports (C4NGP)
National University of Singapore

Dr Lim Keng Hui
Executive Director
Institute of High-Performance Computing (IHPC)

Panel Discussion: Maritime Industry Transformation through Research and Innovation
Chaired by Mr Kenneth Lim
Chief Technology Officer
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Mr Steen Lund
Chairman of Technical Committee
Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)

Mr David Tan
SVP / Chief Technology Officer
ST Electronics

Additional Details

Contact Person - Mr. Jason Lin

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Organizer - SMI


Date And Time

08 Nov 2018 @ 09:30 AM



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